On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words.
So, my last produce box blessed (??) me with the world’s largest bunch of kale.
I’ve never bought kale or eaten it, but I’ve heard so many good things about it, I was game for trying.
I put some in a smoothie.
We drank it, but there was no pleasure in the drinking.
(Spinach in smoothies? Yes. Swiss chard in smoothies? Yes. Kale? Uh-uh. It tasted like salad in a cup, despite all the fruit I put in.)
Then I tried making kale chips.
Cookbooks and blogs enthusiastically hail kale chips as “addictive”, so I thought these would be good. But even with the oil and salt and the crisping from the oven’s heat, we felt they tasted like…kale.
I still have a discouraging amount of kale left to get through, and my last idea is to use it in pesto.
Oh, kale. Please be tasty in pesto.
(I know some of you will wonder why in the world I’m not cooking the greens I’ve been getting. That’s just because we kind of loathe cooked greens around here.)